Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious disorder which affects how a person thinks, feels and acts. Someone with schizophrenia may have difficulty distinguishing between what is real and what is imaginary; may be unresponsive or withdrawn; and may have difficulty expressing normal emotions in social situations.

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JudithOrjuela
  • By JudithOrjuela · New reply April 12, 2014
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  • Buenas tardes soy nueva en el grupo y tengo un hijo de 42años con esquizofrenia paranoide. Fue diagnosticado desde los 30 años y me gustaria saber que medicamentos les han dado mejor resultado o que dieta ...

my boyfriend has paranoid schitzophrenia

ocean260
  • By ocean260 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • Hello eyeryone, I just recently found out that my 44 year old boyfriend (I am 43) has paranoid schitzophrenia. He stopped taking his abilify for two months and ended up in the mental hospital because ...

Older schizo female patient

Cqolson
  • By Cqolson · New reply February 23, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • My sister was diagnosed at age 50 with schizophrenia. I can't find residential treatment or even get a commitment for her. Only residential places I can find are child and adolescent. Even at that, I ...

does too much stress effect my mental illness?

rosesrred
  • By rosesrred · New reply January 11, 2014
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  • does too much stress effect my mental illness? I like to know cause I was very stressful today that I had a major panic attack. try to take care of my husband who is sick now and been for a couple of ...

Read this Article!

bandgeek7350 (Inactive)
  • By bandgeek7350 (Inactive) · New reply January 8, 2014
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  • http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article- 2535036/Mentally-ill-18-year-old-Keith-V idal-shot-dead-Southport-Police-mortifie d-family-parents-called-help-schizophren ic-episode.html This angers me deeply ...

Paranoid Attacks!

Jaime2121
  • By Jaime2121 · New reply January 8, 2014
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  • I need to know what you think about attacks that feel like internal hell, I can't see well and I'm never calm about what I see in front of me, please write back ...

Hopeless

rlathree
  • By rlathree · New reply December 22, 2013
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  • Life is so hopeless !!!! It's so depressing when you can't even get help ...

I found out by mistake that my ex has paranoid schizophrenia

1234krissy
  • By 1234krissy · New reply December 17, 2013
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  • I was just googling a few nights back coz I couldn't sleep and thought let me google my ex (who was my first love when we were in our teens) and see what I find. I don't even know why I thought of him ...

just wondering

rosesrred
  • By rosesrred · New reply September 6, 2013
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  • does anyone here to help? i just wondering that do you get headaches or upset stomaches with schizophrenia? everytime i'm too stressed i get headaches or upset stomaches ...

Request for comments on Latuda (Lurasidone)

TadBee
  • By TadBee · New reply August 5, 2013
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  • My daughter is 25. She had her first psychotic break in 2010. It was with her compliance and commitment to taking the medication (Olanzapine) that she improved and regained not only her functional intelligent ...

No one can help me!

Jaime2121
  • By Jaime2121 · New reply June 30, 2013
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  • I don't understand how I'm very paranoid and getting more attacks, including having hypersentivity and nervous and desperate when I get paranoid attacks, I can barely stay outside when go to a social ...

new things happening to me

rosesrred
  • By rosesrred · Posted June 28, 2013
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  • had to get a new psychiatrist cause my old one had to leave. I think the new one will help me better. still taking my meds. on regular bases. he recommend me to get a physical doctor and i just got one.got ...

Sister Schizophrenic. NEED HELP!!!

dkim818
  • By dkim818 · New reply June 27, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Hello everyone, My sister has been battling paranoia schizophrenia for the past 10-13 years now. As there have been a few flare ups, for the most part, her schizophrenia has been sustained through the ...

Battling Schizophrenia While Medication Stopped Working

dkim818
  • By dkim818 · New reply June 27, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Hello everyone, My sister has been battling paranoia schizophrenia for the past 10-13 years now. As there have been a few flare ups, for the most part, her schizophrenia has been sustained through the ...

Needlessly Homeless

Koza
  • By Koza · New reply June 17, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Our daughter has S and is 25 years old. She was discharged from hospital on the wrong medication just over a week ago. The meds, Latuda, is new, has fewer side effects, including no weight gain but it ...

Mental Illness and Adult Daughter

tlynns
  • By tlynns · New reply June 4, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • I have a 28 year old daughter with some kind of mental illness. I am not sure what, since doctors will not tell us anything. She lives with us, will not get any help and has caused damage to our home ...

Residential Care Facilities for Schizophrenia Patient?

dkim818
  • By dkim818 · New reply April 24, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Hello everyone, My sister has been battling paranoia schizophrenia for the past 10-13 years now. As there have been a few flare ups, for the most part, her schizophrenia has been sustained through the ...

hear something weird!!!

rosesrred
  • By rosesrred · New reply February 22, 2013
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  • i was dreaming last night about a movie on a certain channel. in the dream i was scanning the guide to the movie, saw the name the movie and what channel it was on. i woke up to start my day, turn the ...

schizoaffective

infiltrat
  • By infiltrat · New reply February 8, 2013
  • 19 replies
  • Hello, My name is Andrew. I found this site and tough, Eh!! why not register... Anyways i am here because i want to see if i can meet people here that have similar mental health issues, i am schizoaffective ...

my Dad is off of his meds, again...

DadinOh
  • By DadinOh · New reply February 8, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • My Dad was diagnosed bi-polar/manic depressive with schizophrenic tendencies back in 97, he was 45 yrs old at the time. He has had 2 different doctor's since then. He was initially just given depakote ...

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